RAJBIRAJ—Two women were beaten severely in different places of Saptari district.
The victims have been identified as Ranju Devi Shah, 25 of Barsain Municipality and Prem Kala Thakur, 19 of Rajbiraj Municipality. Both victims have been receiving treatment in Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital, Rajbiraj.
According to the victim Shah, her neighbor Jamun Yadav and Gokul Yadav beat her for allegedly casting a spell on their buffalo on Thursday.
Similarly, victim Thakur was beaten mercilessly by her father-in-law and her husband after she requested them to help her get citizenship certificate and marriage registration.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.